Pre-feasibility Study to develop Sanitation and Sewerage Master Plan for Rajshahi City Corporation, Zone-4.

This is a WASH project jointly implemented by DSK in Bangladesh and Ecosan Services Foundation of India supported by Unicef. Under the assignment, the activities are to conduct two types of surveys, such as footprint surveys and household survey. After compiling the data, a feasibility study on the real WASH condition of the project area will be done. The proposed activities are organizing kickoff meeting, secondary data analysis,  preparation of inception report, preparation questionnaire for data collection, recruitment of enumerators in Rajshahi, orientation of enumerators, conduct drone survey by GIS specialist team, data collection from the targeted households, data formatting, data tabulation, data cleaning, data analysis for feasibility study considering the probability of ensuring CWIS (City-wide Inclusive Sanitation) in the light of technical, economic, environmental, legal and social context, preparation draft report, sharing draft report, finalization of feasibility study report and sharing with all stakeholders and policy makers for further step.


To conduct a pre-feasibility assessment study to determine technical, economic, financial, legal and environmental feasibility to prepare a city-wide inclusive sanitation operational plan for Rajshahi City Zone.

Study area Duration of the project Target population Reached members Budget

Rajshahi City Corporation, Zone-4.

Total ward: 5 (ward no. 17, 18, 19, 26 and 27)

November to April (6 months since inception) Number of direct beneficiaries: 107426 from 24415 HHs. Total coverage of population direct & indirect: 1500000 24415 7,152,425 (BDT)

In present fiscal year the following activities completed successfully.

  1. Organizing kickoff meeting with RWASA
  2. Secondary data analysis on Rajshahi city
  3. Footprint survey by using drone
  4. Conduct project inception meeting
  5. Preparation of inception report & sharing with RWASA
  6. Preparation questionnaire for data collection
  7. Recruitment of enumerators in Rajshahi for data collection
  8. Orientation of enumerators on data entry in special software
  9. Stakeholder workshop and preparation workshop report
  10. Data collection from the targeted households (running)